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April 24, 1915

Oskaloosa to the Fore

Author Affiliations

Oskaloosa, Ia.

JAMA. 1915;LXIV(17):1442. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02570430074026

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —I am enclosing herewith marked copy of the Oskaloosa Times, a weekly newspaper published in Oskaloosa, Ia. I have marked several articles which will denote the trend of public opinion in Oskaloosa. Five years ago the Times led the fight which resulted in the repeal of a tuberculin milk ordinance in this city on an attempt to inforce it. It would not be hard to guess on which side of such a question you would find the Times today.So much for the progress of public health sentiment in Oskaloosa in five years due in a large measure to the educating influence no doubt of a municipal laboratory in charge of a competent bacteriologist who acts as full-time health officer. This was established following a disastrous typhoid epidemic in 1911. All of the three newspapers of the city carry these "Public Health Departments," thus bringing the campaign

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